In order to prevent future mental health problems among at-risk students, schools must do a better job of screening for mental health problems earlier.
Hundreds of teachers stand outside the House doors, chanting continuously for hours. I find it to be one of the most compelling moments of my life.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
What can you do to combat "fake news"? And how do we help kids get savvy about what they're reading? You can start by not lumping all dubious content into one category called fake news, says Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, executive…
By Katherine Isbister, The Conversation
A psychologist dives into fidget items and the science behind why people seek such distractions.
By Madeline Will, Education Week
Months after the 2016 presidential election, a majority of educators polled say that national politics have created a sharp divide among students, leaving teachers grappling with how to handle classroom conversations about controversial issues.
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
Two-thirds of states are currently reporting a shortage of career and technical education teachers in at least one specialty.
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
Why are there so few black male teachers? Chris Emdin of Columbia University suggests that a cycle of failure haunts students and their teachers. Students act out, so teachers tighten the rules; more restrictions combined with dull and irrelevant curricula…
In one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Brooklyn, in one of the most segregated school systems in the country, principal Nadia Lopez is trying to help kids defy the odds. Lopez talks to special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault…
By Wendy Thomas Russell
You know what I’m talking about, right? Those color-coded charts, using cards or clothes pins or Popsicle sticks to represent each child in the class. It’s high time behavior charts themselves got moved down to “a bad color” and expelled…
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